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Economy 18 Jul 2018 | 4:02 AM

Inflation falls to below 1% in June, first time in 40 months

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's inflation rate fell below 1% in June, which was the first time in 40 months following the abolishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) , disocunted prices by retailers and price control due to the festivities.

Economy 24 Nov 2017 | 4:31 AM

Inflation rate in October climbs at slower pace

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s consumer price index (CPI) measuring headline inflation rose lower than expected 3.7% in October, compared with a Bloomberg survey of 4.1%, due to higher transport costs.

Economy 24 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Headline inflation up 3.2%

PETALING JAYA: Headline inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), rose 3.2% in July compared with the same month a year ago on higher transport costs following the gains in fuel prices.

Business 20 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

July CPI down 2.4%

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI), the measure of the country's inflation, declined 2.4% year-on-year in July, in line with economists' consensus estimates.

Business 23 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

CPI for June surges to 7.7%

The consumer price index for June surged 7.7% on-year and also recorded a 3.9% increase on-month, fuelled by the substantial rise in the price of petrol and diesel.

Business 27 Jun 2019 | 6:56 AM

Cost of Living Index to complement CPI

PUTRAJAYA: The government is currently designing a Cost of Living Index to complement the existing Consumer Price Index (CPI), said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Economy 01 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

CPI up 2.7% in January

KUALA LUMPUR: The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures headline inflation, rose by 2.7% to 121.3 in January from 118.1 in the same month in 2017 due to higher prices in 10 main groups.

Business 14 Jul 2017 | 2:22 PM

Wall St edges higher as data dims rate hike chances

NEW YORK: US stocks were slightly higher at the open on Friday as June consumer price index data indicated benign inflation that could test the Federal Reserve’s resolve to raise interest rates for a third time this year, while investors parsed earnings reports from big banks.